Jim Pfaendtner, PhD (Molecular Modeling)

Jim Pfaendtner is the Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, holds the Jagjeet and Janice Bindra Endowed Career Development Professorship in Chemical Engineering, and is Adjunct Professor in Chemistry, at the University of Washington. His group uses computer simulations to understand and control molecular scale driving forces for a wide range of applications spanning biotechnology to materials synthesis. His group develops new methods that expand the capabilities of molecular simulation and uses advanced research computing resources to solve challenging problems in the area of computational molecular science, data science and machine learning, and reaction engineering.